Home
   Under Construction!
Object Alone

Obj. ID: 23654  Folk Esther Scroll, Alsace, 18th century

© Center for Jewish Art, Photographer: Unknown, .

2 image(s)

sub-set tree:

Name/Title
Folk Esther Scroll | Unknown
Object Detail
Date
2nd half of the 18th century
Synagogue active dates
Reconstruction dates
Artist/ Maker
Unknown (Unknown)
Origin
Historical Origin
Community
Unknown |
Location
Unknown |
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Unknown|
Period
Period Detail
Gross Family Collection No.
081.012.009
Material/Technique
parchment
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
180x2090 mm
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Hallmark
Iconographical Subject
Unknown |
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
Description

The text of the Book of Esther is inscribed in wide text panels that are surrounded by a folk motif with tendril and flowers. 

Custom
Contents
The Book of Esther in Hebrew
Codicology

The scroll is formed of 4 membranes, 11 text columns, 20 lines per column, the column listing the names of Haman's sons (no. 9) is written in 11 lines and is divided into two parts

Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Signature
Colophon
None
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Binding

The scroll is stitched to a wooden roller. The membranes forming the scroll are glued.

Decoration Program
Summary and Remarks
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Bibliography
Short Name
Full Name
Volume
Page
Type
Documenter
|
Researcher
|
Architectural Drawings
|
Computer Reconsdivuction
|
Section Head
|
Language Editor
|
Donor
|